Brocade FastIron SX, FCX, and ICX Web Management Interface User Guide
Brocade FastIron SX, FCX, and ICX Web Management Interface User Guide
R07.4.00
Part Number: 53-1002495-01
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Getting Started with the Web GUI : Logging in to the Web Management Interface

Logging in to the Web Management Interface
To log in to the Web Management Interface, perform the following steps.
1.
Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the Brocade device in the Location or Address field.
The web browser contacts the Brocade device and displays the login page, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 Web Management Interface login page
NOTE: If you are unable to connect with the device through a web browser due to a proxy problem, it may be necessary to set your web browser for direct Internet access instead of using a proxy. For information on how to change a proxy setting, refer to the online help provided with your web browser.
2.
Click Login. The dialog box as shown in Figure 2 is displayed.
Figure 2 User name and password dialog box
3.
For read-only access, enter the user name as get and a read-only community string for the password. The community string public is the default read-only community string.
For read-write access, enter the user name as set and a read-write community string for the password. There is no default read-write community string.
NOTE: If you have configured the device to secure the Web Management Interface using local user accounts, you must enter the user name and password of one of the user accounts.
Figure 3 displays the home page of the Web Management Interface for a Layer 2 switch.
Figure 3 Home page for Layer 2 switch features
Figure 4 displays the home page of the Web Management Interface for a Layer 3 switch.
Figure 4 Home page for Layer 3 switch features
NOTE: If you are using Internet Explorer 6.0 to view the Web Management Interface, make sure the version you are running includes the latest service packs. Otherwise, the navigation tree (the left-most pane in Figure 3 and Figure 4) will not display properly. For information on how to load the latest service packs, refer to the online help provided with your web browser.

Getting Started with the Web GUI : Logging in to the Web Management Interface